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The WJON Morning NewsWatch

Jay Caldwell will get you set for the day with the WJON Morning NewsWatch.  Local and regional news with Jim Maurice.  National and world news with ABC Radio News.   And much more — every weekday morning, 5-9.

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M-F 5:00 am - 10:00 am

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Mariners, Felix Beat Twins 2-0

The Twins lost 2-0 in Seattle Friday night to fall to 6-10 on the season. Felix Hernandez threw the complete game 5-hit shutout with 9 strikeouts with no walks to get the win.

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WJON Question of the Week; Sitcom You Miss?

WJON's Question of the Week is asking listeners what is a sitcom you miss or watch when you can in syndication. It could be "All in the Family", "The Honeymooners", "Cheers" or anything you can think of. Call 252-5852, email jay@wjon.com or comment on facebook.

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Explore Minnesota’s Alyssa Ebel Talks on WJON [AUDIO]

Alyssa Ebel from Explore Minnesota joined Jerry Carlson and I on WJON this week to talk about the upcoming Governor's Fishing Opener on Lake Vermillion and about this weekend's Flower & Garden Home Show in Park Rapids Saturday and Sunday.

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Author Barry Estabrook Talks Pork Differences [AUDIO]

I talked with author Barry Estabrook on WJON today about his book "Pig Tales; An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat". He explained that farm raised pigs tend to lead to better tasting pork.

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Kids Speak; 2nd Graders at Talahi Elementary [AUDIO]

I talked with 2nd graders at Talahi Elementary this week for our Kids Speak segment. We discussed chores, what they learned in school this year, favorite TV show, and more.

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Gopher Basketball Lands a Transfer Center

The Gopher men's basketball team has added a transfer from Illinois State. He is 6'10 257 pound Edina, Minnesota native Reggie Lynch. Lynch averaged 9.5 points and 5.4 rebounds and 2.8 blocks a game as a sophomore at Illinois State.

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2-Cent Tuesday; Listeners Express Concerns Over Terrorism [AUDIO]

This week on 2-Cent Tuesday listeners expressed concerns over possible terrorism in this community because of the recent arrests of Somali immigrants in Minneapolis.

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Money Mondays; Causes of Divorce [AUDIO]

James Schmitz from Laraway Financial joined me today on WJON for our Money Mondays segment. The topic this week was "10 Reasons Marriage Ends in Divorce". James explained the importance of trust, communication and sharing a financial vision.

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St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis, photo by WJON.com's Jay Caldwell
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Mayor Kleis; Radio Town Hall Meeting [AUDIO]

St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis joined me on WJON today to talk about Friedrich Park, pot holes, road construction plans, and he took phone calls. Mayor Kleis talks about Friedlich Park.

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WJON Question of the Week; Memorable Band?

WJON's Question of the Week is asking listeners to tell us what is a memorable band? It could something obvious like the Beetles or Rolling Stones or maybe someone like the Bay City Rollers.

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